This is an extremely easy cake to make, especially if you are first-timer and a little nervous. The main trick with this one is just to be sure to grease and flour the pan really well, or it'll stick. Plus, someone you know has a Bundt pan you can borrow, and so you don't have to buy your own.
Lazy Cream Bundt Cake
from The Spiced Life
3 c. flour
1 tbsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
6 large eggs, room temperature (just set them out at the beginning of prep time and they'll be fine by the time you need them)
2 3/4 c. sugar
4 tbsp. vanilla or 1 tbsp. vanilla plus 1 tsp. lemon or orange zest (I totally forgot about the vanilla. So my cake just tastes like cream. I'm not really complaining.)
2 c. heavy cream (the package might say "whipping cream"), room temperature (again, just let it sit on the counter a bit)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan.
Mix the flour, salt and baking powder together in a bowl and set aside.
Beat the eggs and sugar together in a mixer on medium speed for about 5 minutes or so. The batter will start to thicken up a little and turn a lovely pale yellow color. While mixing, slowly pour in 1/3 of the cream, followed by 1/3 of the flour mixture, stopping to scrape the sides of the bowl after the flour addition. Do that two more times and then beat the whole thing for a minute on medium to combine well.
|You can't really tell, but I promise this is yellow.|
Scrape the batter into the pan. Bake one hour, checking at 45 minutes to see if it's getting too brown. If so, tent some foil over the top. Mine was fine, so I just baked it the whole hour with no foil.
|Ready to go in the oven.|
When the cake is done, it'll start to pull away a little from the sides of the pan. It'll be puffy and beautiful (it will deflate some after you take it out).
|It's done! You can see how much it rose and how it's pulling away from the sides.|
Let it cool for 15 minutes on a wire rack, then invert it onto the rack and slowly (and wiggly) remove the pan. Let it cool completely. Then eat it!
|Don't tell the raw egg police, but we actually argued over|
who got to lick the bowl. Super tasty.